Category Archives: Science fiction

The Witches of Karres

Category: Science fantasy Rating: G. No sex, minimal violence, a few mildly scary bits The Witches of Karres, a whimsical space opera by James H Schmitz, is an old favourite. I think I must have first read this in high … Continue reading

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Introductions to SFF, again

Going back to a subject introduced in an earlier post, Introductions to SFF, here are some of the speculative fiction works my daughter (and the rest of the family) enjoyed. The age provided is only a guess at a lower-bound … Continue reading

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Doomsday Book

Category: Historical fiction / SciFi crossover Rating: PG-13. No sex or violence, but a very high body count, including characters that matter, and a child’s pet. Doomsday Book is an award-winning* time-travel novel by Connie Willis. It was published in the … Continue reading

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